Hereditary Cancer Today - April 26, 2019

Hereditary Cancer Today

This conference increases professional knowledge of genetic testing, including the expanding market for Direct-to-Consumer genetic health testing, proposed State of Michigan legislation regarding family history risk assessments, mitigation and treatment of patient and family stress and anxiety brought on by genetic testing, and the significant advances being made utilizing genetic testing for diagnosis and treatment.

Friday, April 26, 2019

Cost: $65.00

Includes a continental breakfast and lunch

Free parking

Western Michigan University

Beltline Campus Building

Woodland Suites

2333 E. Beltline Southeast

Grand Rapids, MI 49546

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker Elena M. Stoffel, M.D.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Teresa Hendricks-Pitsch, Attorney

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Chelsea Boet, M.D.

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Adriane Shorkey, C.G.C.

12:15 p.m. - 12:20 p.m. Alice Christensen, BSN, RN, IBCLC

12:20 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

This conference is presented by the Western Regional Area Health Education Center (AHEC) of Michigan, through the College of Health and Human Services at WMU.

For more information, please contact Melissa Ponstein at

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